“A weighty but more powerful bow.”
—In-game description, Shadow Dragon and New Mystery of the Emblem.

The Steel Bow (鋼の弓 Hagane no Yumi) is the second most common Bow that exists in the Fire Emblem series. This Bow awards more Weapon Experience to its wielder than the Iron Bow does. An enemy-exclusive close-ranged version of the weapon, the Steel Shortbow (鋼の近撃弓 lit. Steel Proximity Bow), also appears in Fire Emblem Fates.

The Bow is no exception to the standard relationship shared between Iron and Steel weapons, in the sense that the latter is both stronger and more expensive than the former. Despite this, however, the fact that the Steel Bow is heavier and less accurate than the Iron Bow sometimes renders the extra power that it possesses to be redundant. To this end, most bow-users are better off wielding either Iron Bows or Short Bows until they become strong enough to equip heavier bows without suffering any Attack Speed penalties.

Weapon Stats[edit | edit source]

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steel Bow

Bow

WLv Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt Worth
3 28 7 80% 0% 2 3 560
Effect

Effective against Flying Units.

Fire Emblem Gaiden[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steel Bow

Bow

Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt
3 70% 0% 1~5 1
Effect

Effective against Flying Units.

Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steel bow icon.pngSteel Bow

Bow

WLv Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt Worth
3 28 9 90% 0% 2 7 560
Effect

Effective against Flying Units.

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War[edit | edit source]

Name Type

FE4Steelbow.gif Steel Bow

FE4 Bow.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Rng Wt Worth
B 50 14 70% 2 8 3,000
Effect

Effective against Flying Units.

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776[edit | edit source]

Name Type

FE5steelbow.png Steel Bow

FE5 Bow Icon.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
D 30 10 60% 0 2 12 1 3,200
Effect

-

TearRing Saga: Utna Heroes Saga[edit | edit source]

Name Type

SteelBowTRS.gif Steel Bow

TS Bow.png Bow

WLv WHp Power Hit Crt Rng Wt Worth
8 40 10 65% 0% 2 8 2,000
Effect

-

Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steelbow.gif Steel Bow

Bow.gif Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
D 30 9 65% 0 2 9 1 720
Effect

-

Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade and Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steelbow.gif Steel Bow

Bow.gif Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
D 30 9 70% 0% 2 9 1 720
Effect

-

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance[edit | edit source]

Name Type

FE9steelbow.gif Steel Bow

FE9 Bow.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
D 35 9 70% 0% 2 9 2 840
Effect

-

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn[edit | edit source]

Name Type

FE10steelbow.png Steel Bow

FE10 Bow.gif Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
C 35 10 80% 0% 2 10 3 1,050
Effect

-

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon[edit | edit source]

Name Type

FE11steelbow.png Steel Bow

FE12 Bow.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
D 35 8 80% 0% 2 8 3 770
Effect

-

Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem[edit | edit source]

Name Type

FE11steelbow.png Steel Bow

FE12 Bow.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng WEx Worth
D 35 8 80% 0% 2 3 770
Effect

-

Fire Emblem Awakening[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steel Bow FE13 Icon.png Steel Bow

FE14 Bow.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng WEx Worth
C 35 9 80% 0% 2 ? 910
Effect

-

Fire Emblem Fates[edit | edit source]

Name Type

FE14Bow.png Steel Bow

FE14 Bow.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Avo Rng WEx Worth
C 11 75% 0% -5% 2 ? 2,000
Effect

Ability to double -3.

Name Type

FE14Bow.png Steel Shortbow

FE14 Bow.png Bow

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Avo Rng WEx Worth
C 11 75% 0% -5% 1-2 ? 0
Effect

Ability to double -3.

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Echoes steel bow icon.png Steel Bow

Echoes bow weapon type icon.png Bow

Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt
3 65% 0 1-3 3
Effect

Teaches Echoes Bow Skill icon.png Anti-Fliers, Echoes Bow Skill icon.png Heavy Draw

Forging
Silver mark icon.png Golden mark icon.png Mt Hit Crt Wt
1 15 +1 +5
2 20 +2 +5
3 40 +3 +5 +5
4 75 +4 +5 +5
5 150 +5 +10 +10
Evolution
Silver mark icon.png Golden mark icon.png New weapon
1 100 Echoes silver bow icon.png Silver Bow
2 1 Echoes longbow icon.png Longbow

Fire Emblem Heroes[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steel Bow

FEH Red Bow Icon.pngFEH Blue Bow Icon.pngFEH Green Bow Icon.pngFEH Bow.png Bow

Mt Rng SP Rarity
6 2 100 FEH Star Rarity 2.png
Effect

Effective against flying units.

Fire Emblem Warriors[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Steel Bow

FEW Bow.png Bow

Rank Mt Worth Slots Seventh Slot
C 40~60 3000 0-6 Wingslayer
Effect

Effective against Flying Units

Item Locations[edit | edit source]

Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Dropped Book 1: Enemy Archer (Ch. 8) • Enemy Sniper (Ch. 9) • Enemy Hunter (Ch. 15)
Inventory Book 1: Gordin
Book 2: Gordin
Armories Book 1: Ch. 7Ch. 8Ch. 11Ch. 12Ch. 13Ch. 17
Book 2: Ch. 5Ch. 7Ch. 8Ch. 9Ch. 15

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Inventories Generation 1: Brigid
Vendors Generation 1: Ch. 2
Generation 2: Ch. 7Ch. 8

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Armories Ch. 9Ch. 14Ch. 17B

TearRing Saga: Utna Heroes Saga[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Shops M10 • M12

Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Inventory Dorothy
Armories Ch. 7Ch. 10BCh. 11ACh. 13Ch. 14Ch. 17BCh. 18BCh. 19BCh. 20A

Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Inventories Eliwood/Hector's Stories: Wil (Normal Mode only) • Geitz
Armories Lyn's Story: Ch. 10
Eliwood's Story: Ch. 15Ch. 17Ch. 20Ch. 23Ch. 29
Hector's Story: Ch. 16Ch. 18Ch. 21Ch. 24Ch. 25Ch. 31

Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Armories Ch. 5Ch. 9ACh. 10BCh. 17SerafewPort KirisBethroen • Narube River

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Inventories ShinonGeoffrey
Vendors (Easy/Normal) Ch. 12Ch. 13Ch. 14Ch. 15Ch. 16Ch. 17Ch. 18Ch. 19Ch. 20Ch. 21Ch. 23Ch. 24Ch. 25Ch. 26Ch. 28Endgame
Vendors (Hard) Ch. 10Ch. 12Ch. 14Ch. 16Ch. 18Ch. 20Ch. 21Ch. 23Ch. 24Ch. 25Ch. 26Ch. 27Ch. 28Endgame

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Dropped Part 1: Enemy Archer (Ch. 2)
Inventories AstridRolf
Vendors Part 1: Ch. 6Ch. 7Ch. 8Ch. 9Endgame
Part 2: Ch. 3Endgame
Part 3: Ch. 2Ch. 3Ch. 4Ch. 5Ch. 6Ch. 7Ch. 8Ch. 9Ch. 10Ch. 11Ch. 12Ch. 13Endgame
Part 4: PrologueCh. 1Ch. 2Ch. 3Ch. 4Ch. 5 • Rebirth

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Inventories Gordin (Hard Mode only)SedgarJeorge
Armories Ch. 5Ch. 7Ch. 8Ch. 9Ch. 10Ch. 11Ch. 13Ch. 14Ch. 15Ch. 16Ch. 18Ch. 20Ch. 22Online Shop

Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Inventories Gordin (Only if he was not recruited in the Prologue) • WarrenNorneRobertTomas (BS1) • Wolf (BS2) • Robert (BS4)
Armories Ch. 3Ch. 5Ch. 7Ch. 9Ch. 15Ch. 19

Fire Emblem Awakening[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Dropped Ch. 7Ch. 16
Inventories Morgan (Only if his/her starting class wields Bows as its weapon of choice) • Noire
Armories Plegia Castle Courtyard • The Searoad • The Twins' HideoutKidnapper's Keep
Merchants Arena FeroxBorder PassYlisstolBreakneck PassBorder SandsThe FarfortThe Twins' TurfPeaceful Village

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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